The Amazing Spider-Man #96 [Regular Edition]
(May 1971)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched; #200 square bound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

No Comics Code seal on this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marie Severin (layout), Gil Kane (finished pencils)
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spider-Man's getting away!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Green Goblin (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Green Goblin's face in lower left section of cover by John Romita.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

--And Now the Goblin! (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
556 Z
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Last ish, we saw Peter Parker in London, where he had gone to find the girl he loves.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Betty Brant; Robbie Robertson; Harry Osborn; Aunt May Parker; Anna May Watson; Mary Jane Watson; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn] (villain); Gwen Stacy (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Peter returns from England and winds up getting a job with Norman Osborn. Unfortunately, Norman is shocked into becoming the Green Goblin again and sets his sights on Spidey.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued in the next 2 issues.
Drug references in the story meant that it could not be approved by the Comics Code.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Spider's Web / letters page / 1.66 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan, There is one mag that has never been better, that one being Spider-Man.

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Ostapkovich, Tom Hurd, John H. Madden, Joseph Mecca, Tom Steinke and Jaff Lapka.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Captain America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Spider-Man's getting away!"]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. ["Famous name prizes or cash"]
  3. 2. --And Now the Goblin!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. ["Indisputably incredible items to incite your interest, intensify your involvement, and increase your information!"]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. ["Dear Stan, There is one mag that has never been better, that one being Spider-Man."]
    The Spider's Web
  6. 5. ["To stalk the Spider-Man!"]
    Captain America
  7. 6. ["Second chance for high school drop-outs to get a diploma"]
  8. 7. ["More and more men report Telepander Training helps develop power-packed muscles in only 35 days!"]
  9. 8. ["Make money get prizes with fast selling American seeds"]
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